International Aphasia Rehabilitation Conference 14-16 December 2016

Friday 9 December 2016

The 2016 meeting of the International Aphasia Rehabilitation Conference (IARC) will take place in London at City, University of London next week.

It brings together researchers and clinical specialists in Speech-Language Pathology, Linguistics, Neuropsychology, and Rehabilitation Medicine dedicated to aphasia rehabilitation.

On day three, there will be a presentation from Professor Jane Marshall on the virtual reality for aphasia (EVA) project, which she leads on, and is primarily funded by the Stroke Association.

Also on day three, there will be a poster (P318) on the Stroke Association funded SUPERB, peer befriending for aphasia project. Stroke Association fellow Dr Sarah Northcott will be presenting a roundtable session on the role for speech and language therapists in addressing psychosocial well-being in aphasia.

Professor Anita Patel, is a health economist at Queen Mary University of London and will be a keynote speaker on day three. Her current work includes leading a study estimating the future costs of stroke in the UK, which was commissioned by the Stroke Association.

Find out more

To find out more about the conference, including the programme, visit the City, University of London website.

You can keep up with the conference as it happens by following @IARC2016 on Twitter.

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